3 Responses to “450K Apartment Project acquires adjacent properties”

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  1. concerned

    Now that 462 K Street will be incorportated in this project, I certainly hope that the development team/architecture team won’t just extend the architectural design over to this property. It would be beneficial if they would use two designs for the sake of architectural diversity on that block.

    The Takoma development at 235 Carroll and 231 Carroll is a good example. At first, the architectural team was just going to extend the design them at 235 Carroll over to 231 Carroll. Due to neighborhood input, they chose to use two architectural designs while still joining the projects together.

    I think the same should be done here. I hope HPRB requires this.

  2. RobA

    @concerned – the development was already extended over to these properties at the rear – the building wall that was behind these buildings is being brought forward to the facades of these buildings (which are being incorporated in to the design). There will be different architectural textures/treatments/designs in the project – it will break up the facade into three distinct groupings. The purchase of the two properties also increases the number of residential units from 234 to 260 and increases the retail space from 7,000 sq feet to 11,000 square feet.

  3. Si Kailian

    It looks nice and the added retail space is more than welcome. They said they are looking at starting 2nd Q 2012. They also said theat the city is making them remove the few medium size trees during construction which is a shame – the developer would like to preserve them. Perhaps ANC 6C01 C. Silver, and ardent supporter of trees, could reach out to the city to override this decision?